Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has claimed valuables were stolen from her luggage during a British Airways flight from Heathrow.
Talks begin tomorrow with the unions to discuss where the 1,200 job losses at bmi will come from.
The controversial takeover of UK airline bmi by British Airways' parent company has been approved by the European Commission.
British Airways is cutting more than 400 senior cabin crew roles, it has been reported.
The Sun said the airline had begun negotiations with unions over a voluntary redundancy programme in a bid to solve an "imbalance in its teams".
BA’s head of inflight experience Bill Francis said: “This winter we are faced with a growing imbalance in our senior grades. I can confirm I’ve started a 90-day consultation period to address this.”
British Airways has said that it has launched an investigation after its Twitter account was apparently hacked and a racist and offensive message was retweeted.
The retweet has since been deleted.
Apologies for the last RT. We are sorry for any offence caused and are investigating how this may have happened.From @British_Airways on Twitter:
A fierce battle has broken out between International Airlines Group and its workers after the owner of British Airways warned it would have to cut at least 4,500 jobs at Iberia because the Spanish carrier was in a "fight for survival", according to the Daily Telegraph.
British Airways (BA) cancelled all flights from London to New York and several flights from the US to London today as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
The airline said on its website that it has also cancelled all flights to and from the US east coast on Monday including: New York, Baltimore, Washington, Boston and Philadelphia - with the exception of the BA238 from Boston.
Passengers are being advised to check their flights before travelling to the airport.
The body of a man found inside a British Airways Boeing 747 aircraft may have been the same person who was spotted scaling the fence at Cape Town International Airport last night.
Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), the firm that runs the Cape Town airport, said it was carrying out an investigation after the intruder was seen running towards a BA flight preparing for take-off shortly after 8.40pm.
An ACSA spokeswoman said that "for safety reasons the security officer could not approach the aircraft," adding, "A search of the airfield was immediately conducted but the person was not found".
"Airports Company South Africa is concerned about the loss of life and thus views this incident in the utmost serious light. A full investigation will be undertaken," she said.
The Metropolitan Police said the body was that of a man who was not a member of the jumbo jet's crew or a passenger on the flight.
– Metropolitan Police spokesman
Police were called at approximately 6.25am on Thursday August 23 to an incoming flight at Heathrow Airport following the discovery of a man's body.
Officers and London Ambulance Service attended. The man was pronounced dead at 7.07am.
The death is being treated as non-suspicious. Inquiries are ongoing to establish the man's identity.
A body was found inside a British Airways passenger aircraft which landed at Heathrow today.
British Airways said the body was found inside the landing gear bay of a Boeing 747 after it arrived at the London airport from Cape Town, South Africa.
A company spokesman said:
– British Airways spokesman
We are liaising with the South African authorities and Cape Town airport after a body was found in the landing gear bay of one of our aircraft.
They are investigating how this incident took place, which involved a Boeing 747 which arrived this morning from Cape Town.
This is a very rare and sad event and our thoughts are with the individual's family.
The British Airways aircraft that will transport the Olympic flame from Athens to the UK on Friday has been unveiled by LOCOG.
Young people from schools and colleges across the UK were asked to name the aircraft by entering a competition. The chosen entry was 'Firefly'.
Engineers spent nine days and used 250 litres of gold, white and four shades of yellow paint to decorate the plane.
Uncertainty over the future of low-fare carrier bmibaby continues after the owner of British Airways completed its deal to buy BMI.
International Airlines Group (IAG), which owns BA and Iberia, will take on bmibaby and BMI Regional as part of its purchase agreement with Lufthansa but does not intend to keep the two businesses.
Announcing the completion of its purchase of loss-making BMI, IAG said it will run bmibaby and BMI Regional in the short-term while it looks at ways to exit the businesses.